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May 15, 2012  5:32 PM

Before you upload to the cloud, PEE



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cloud Computing, data security, Encryption

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May 31, 2011  12:00 PM

Cloud Security and Privacy – Do They Exist?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cloud Computing, Encryption, Internet, Privacy, Security best practice

Got this announcement this morning from Sophos about a lecture at the New South Wales branch forum of the Australian Computer Society (ACS). That's a bit out of my way, so I couldn't attend, but here's the gist:

The topic is Privacy and security in the cloud - is there...


April 26, 2011  12:08 AM

Beware Cloud Data Storage–Pre-encrypt



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cloud Computing, Data Privacy, DataManagement, Encryption

Before you consider a cloud storage solution, be sure you research their policies thoroughly. I have used Dropbox in the past based on these features (from their website):

Your stuff is safe

Dropbox protects your files without...


February 17, 2011  4:26 PM

Webcast – Strategies for Protecting Virtual Environments



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security, sophos, Virtualization, webcast

I hope you find my alerts about these webcasts valuable. In general, they have some sort of product pitch built in, but I always manage to glean some valuable information from them. Once again, I have one presented by Sophos, "Strategies for Protecting Virtual Environments: Balancing Security with...


February 11, 2011  12:58 AM

Google Adds 2-Factor Security to Gmail and Apps



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Email security, Google, Security best practice, Two-factor authentication

In the Official Google Blog today, developed an advanced opt-in security feature called 2-step verification . They announced this to their...


January 26, 2011  9:00 PM

Google and Mozilla Announce “Do Not Track” Features



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Chrome Firefox, Do Not Track, Google, Mozilla, Privacy

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November 17, 2010  11:55 PM

Video: Humorous Side of Google Hacking and Online Privacy Concerns



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Google, Google Hacking, Humor, Privacy, Security Humor, Video

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June 7, 2010  2:00 AM

Panda Cloud Antivirus Extended



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-virus, Cloud Computing, microsoft security essentials, Panda Security

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May 22, 2010  1:00 AM

Google Releases SSL Search



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Encryption, Google, Secure Search, Security

Google just released SSL Search to beta. Earlier today, it was being selectively rolled out and wasn't available to everyone. It appears to be more widely available now; at least, it works for me. With end-to-end SSL encryption, your searches are now completely private. Here's what Google has to...


April 21, 2010  12:36 AM

Cybercrooks Target Chrome with Bogus Extension



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Chrome, Google, Malware, spam, Trojan

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